In this lecture I will pay tribute to Bill Proffit. I will do this by carrying out a retrospective evaluation of his extensive and groundbreaking work. I will highlight his most memorable contributions of research and teaching. Then reflect on how they changed both orthodontic practice and research throughout the World.
Recognize the contributions of research to orthodontic practice.
Evaluate the work of Bill Proffit.
Understand how Bill Proffit's work changed orthodontic practice.